TABLE 2.

Cytokine gene expression in infected mice

CytokinemRNA expressiona at the indicated h postinfection in:
C57BL/6 miceBALB/c mice
LungLiverSpleenLungLiverSpleen
244872244872244872244872244872244872
IFN-γ+++++++++++−+++++++++++++++++−+++++−++++++++++−−++++++
TNF-α−−−++−+−−++−+++++−+++++++++−−−−−−−−−+−−+−−+−−+−++−++−
IL-1β++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
IL-4−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−
IL-6+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++−+++++−++++++++++++
IL-10−−−−−−++++++++−+++−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−
IL-12−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+−−++++++−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−
  • a +, presence of mRNA expression; −, absence of mRNA expression. Each symbol represents the result from one mouse.